Radiation Therapist (514309)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 10, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Applicants are advised that in accordance with Tasmanian Public Health Directions, all employees of the Department of Health must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

The Role:

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The Team:

The Tasmanian Health Service seeks a seeks a highly motivated and team orientated Radiation Therapist at the WP Holman Clinic, Launceston, Tasmania. The department has 2 high energy linear accelerators, CT simulator, 3D planning system and a high dose rate brachytherapy unit.

The Radiation Therapist is responsible for the planning and treatment of patients as prescribed by a Radiation Oncologist under the supervision of a Senior Radiation Therapist or Area Supervisor

Radiation Therapy techniques used in Launceston include IMRT, VMAT, DIBH, SBRT & IGRT.

The Holman Clinic is part of the Northern Cancer Service which provides an integrated radiation therapy, medical oncology and haematological service to Northern Tasmania. If you would like to see more about the Northern Cancer Service, please view our website :Northern Cancer Service – Northern Cancer Service (health.tas.gov.au)

Life in Launceston offers an enviable lifestyle with affordable real estate; quality education system, stress free commuting, exceptional food and wine, a vibrant café and arts culture and all the entertainment and services needed to contribute to a great work/life style balance. Add to this the convenience of being a one hour flight away from Melbourne and easily accessible world heritage wilderness and pristine beaches on your doorstep.

Details of Appointment

Permanent, full time, day work position working 76 hours per fortnight

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

Salary: $76,421- $114,333 per annum + 10% superannuation + access to salary packaging

Position Features:

There is an expectation that staff may be required to work at other sites of the Northern Cancer Service


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
    1. crimes of violence
    2. sex related offences
    3. serious drug offences
    4. crimes involving dishonesty
  2. Identification check
  3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide

How to Apply

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply now" button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please Note:

For More Information

Natalie Kidd

Position: Chief Radiation Therapist
Phone: (03) 67776159
E-mail: natalie.kidd@ths.tas.gov.au

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